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Rob Handfield, Pierre Mitchell Discuss What’s on the Minds of Today’s CPOs

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Robert Handfield, executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and Bank of America University distinguished professor, recently interviewed Pierre Mitchell, the chief resource officer of Spend Matters, to tackle burning topics for today’s chief procurement officers. As two of the supply chain industry’s most respected experts, Handfield and Mitchell covered many areas including embracing risk management, how procurement leaders are facing tariffs and trade wars, and how students should be preparing for procurement roles. “Find the best employer that you can, someone who has formal job rotation programs and someone who has demonstrated leadership in bringing in new talent,” said Mitchell in his advice to students entering a career in procurement. Read more on Spend Matters.